Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic  Commission

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission will meet at 6:00 p.m. on August 8, 2016, in the Ratcliffe-Otterbourg House at 2100 Randolph Road in Charlotte, N.C.  Call 704-376-9115 if you have questions or if you have physical disabilities.
 
Agenda
August 8, 2016
 
1.  Consideration of Minutes   Click Here For Draft Of Minutes

2.  Chair's Report -- Len Norman

Welcome three new members to the Historic Landmarks Commission: Joy Bunch, Penny Higdon, and Jeffrey Parsons.

3.  Director's Report -- Dan Morrill   Click Here For Director's Report

4​.  Projects Committee Report -- John Shurley   Click Here For Project Minutes

a.  Consideration of Purchase of the Barnhardt-Cramer House, 2733 Country Club Lane, Charlotte, N.C. 

This will be considered in closed session.

Click here for photographs of current condition of house

Click here for approved subdivision plan

Click here for alternative street plan


Click here for Martin Boyer's plans

Click here for photographs of the interior

b.  Consideration of the Sale of the Walters Barbershop, 112 - 114 South Main St., Huntersville, N.C.



THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS THAT IT PRESENT A COUNTER TO THE OFFER SUBMITTED BY VISURO LLC WHEREBY VISURO LLC SHALL PAY $175,000 FOR THE WALTERS BARBERSHOP "AS IS," THAT VISURO LLC SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PAYMENT OF ALL REAL ESTATE COMMISSIONS AND OTHER FEES, THAT  VISURO LLC SHALL DEPOSIT $5000 EARNEST MONEY ON THE CONTRACT DATE AND SHALL HAVE A 60 DAY EXAMINATION PERIOD WITH THE RIGHT TO EXTEND THE EXAMINATION PERIOD 30 DAYS WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT THE $5000 EARNEST MONEY WILL GO "HARD" UPON THE COMMENCEMENT OF THAT EXTENSION.  

​c.  Consideration of Administrative Procedures for the Purchase and Sale of Property by the HLC.


THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT ESTABLISH THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES FOR ADMINISTERING THE PURCHASE OR SALE OF REAL ESTATE BY THE HLC.  

PROCEDURES FOR THE SALE OF REAL ESTATE

  
If HLC has a realtor:
 
1)  Realtor oversees marketing of properties and brings all offers with recommendations to the attention of the Consulting Director of the Commission.
 
2) Consulting Director consults with the Chair of the Commission and the Chair of the Projects Committee to determine if a meeting of the Projects Committee should be scheduled.  If answer is "yes," HLC Staff sends out a notice for the Projects Committee Meeting.
 
3) The Projects Committee meets and determines whether: a) a recommendation on the submitted offer(s) should be made to the HLC or b) counter offer(s) should be pursued.  Once counter offer(s), if any, are resolved, the Projects Committee makes a recommendation and presents it to the HLC for action.
 
If HLC does not have a realtor:
 
1)  Any inquiries for purchase are made to the Consulting Director of the Commission.  The Consulting Director states no sales price but invites the party(ies) to submit their highest and best offer.
 
2)  If an offer(s) is submitted to the Consulting Director, the Consulting Director consults with the Chair of the Commission and the Chair of the Projects Committee to determine if a meeting of the Projects Committee should be scheduled.  If answer is "yes," HLC Staff sends out a notice for the Projects Committee Meeting.
 
3) The Projects Committee meets and determines whether: a) a recommendation on the submitted offer(s) should be made to the HLC or b) counter offer(s) should be pursued.  Once counter offer(s), if any, are resolved, the Projects Committee makes a recommendation and presents it to the HLC for action.



PROCEDURES FOR THE PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE


If HLC has a realtor:
 
1)  Realtor oversees investigation of  prospective purchase of properties by the HLC and brings all  prospective purchases by the HLC with recommendations to the attention of the Consulting Director of the Commission.
 
2) Consulting Director consults with the Chair of the Commission and the Chair of the Projects Committee to determine if a meeting of the Projects Committee should be scheduled.  If answer is "yes," HLC Staff sends out a notice for the Projects Committee Meeting.
 
3) The Projects Committee meets and determines whether: a) a recommendation on the prospective purchase(s) by the HLC should be made to the HLC or b) counter offer(s) should be pursued.  Once counter offer(s), if any, are resolved, the Projects Committee makes a recommendation and presents it to the HLC for action.
 
If HLC does not have a realtor:
 
1)  Any prospective purchases by the HLC are presented to the Consulting Director of the Commission.  
 
2)  The Consulting Director consults with the Chair of the Commission and the Chair of the Projects Committee to determine if a meeting of the Projects Committee should be scheduled.  If answer is "yes," HLC Staff sends out a notice for the Projects Committee Meeting.
 
3) The Projects Committee meets and determines whether: a) a recommendation on the prospective purchase(s) by the HLC should be made to the HLC or b) counter offer(s) should be pursued.  Once counter offer(s), if any, are resolved, the Projects Committee makes a recommendation and presents it to the HLC for action.


5.  Design Review Committee Report -- Ken Pursley   Click Here For Design Review Minutes

a. Charlotte Coliseum, 2700 E. Independence Boulevard, Charlotte, N.C.  The applicant is proposing the addition of a weight room.   Click here to view plans

MR. ASBURY PRESENTED A MOTION SECONDED BY MR. ROGERS THAT THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT ISSUE A CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS FOR THE PROPOSED MATERIAL ALTERATION OF THE CHARLOTTE COLISEUM, 2700 EAST INDEPENDENCE BOULEVARD,  CHARLOTTE, N.C., AS DESCRIBED IN CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS APPLICATION NUMBER 16-46 WITH THE FOLLOWING STIPULATION: 1) THAT THE BLUE-GLAZED BLOCKS REMOVED FROM THE BUILDING BE SAVED AND STORED IN A SECURE PLACE ON SITE.  THE COMMITTEE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE MOTION.
b. Sloan- Porter House, 10124 Walkers Ferry Road, Charlotte, N.C. The applicant is proposing renovations to the interior and an addition to the exterior.  This is a Certificate of Appropriateness Application for consideration by the full Commission.  The Design Review Committee did review the proposed changes conceptually at its June meeting.   Click here to view plans

c. Revisions to Charlotte Fire Station # 4, 420 W. 5th Street, Charlotte, N.C.  The applicant is proposing several changes to the previously issued COA (issued in May 2016) for material alterations to the interior and exterior of the building in order to convert it into a restaurant. These are revised plan for a previously issued Certificate of Appropriateness.  Changes were made to meet requirements of the State Historic Preservation Office.    Click here to view plans

​6.  Survey Committee Report -- Larken Egleston 

7. Treasurer's Report -- Joe Elliott


8.  Old Business

9.  New Business